The reading is pretty strange. It's a lot like 建物 in that it's read as たて, which is like the word 建てる even though the て isn't showing here. So, you'll have to remember it's read like 建てる but the て gets pushed into the kanji.
Viet is good at separating his public and private selves.
Our official stance is that you can't see a doctor here without a letter of reference.
It’s often said that "the contrast between one’s personal feelings and public behavior" is a characteristic unique to Japanese culture, but that exists all over the world.